The table below looks at the statistics for DevOps skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DevOps over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DevOps
Rank 33 41 51
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +10
Contract jobs citing DevOps 54 35 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.62% 5.05% 3.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.86% 6.39% 4.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 32 11
Median daily rate £500 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £331 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £498 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.00 -
DevOps
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
687 548 617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 84.19% 79.08% 81.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 423 398
Median daily rate £433 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £460 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 13
Median hourly rate £43.00 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.76% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.68 £11.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £52.03 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

DevOps
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing DevOps as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

DevOps Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

DevOps
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DevOps across the Wales region.

DevOps Daily Rate Trend in Wales

DevOps
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DevOps across the Wales region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

DevOps Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

DevOps
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the Wales region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +13 35 £500 +33.33% 1
West Wales -7 15 £375 -25.00%
DevOps
UK

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DevOps also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 62 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (44.09%) Java
3 36 (38.71%) TDD
4 33 (35.48%) Jenkins
5 28 (30.11%) Amazon AWS
6 27 (29.03%) BDD
7 26 (27.96%) Linux
8 25 (26.88%) Python
9 23 (24.73%) Git (software)
9 23 (24.73%) Ansible
10 22 (23.66%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (22.58%) Scrum
12 20 (21.51%) Configuration Management
13 19 (20.43%) PaaS
14 18 (19.35%) Security Cleared
15 17 (18.28%) Puppet
16 16 (17.20%) MongoDB
16 16 (17.20%) Microsoft Azure
17 15 (16.13%) Kanban
18 14 (15.05%) Docker
18 14 (15.05%) SQL
19 13 (13.98%) Web Services
19 13 (13.98%) Web Development
19 13 (13.98%) Opscode Chef
19 13 (13.98%) Open Source
19 13 (13.98%) NoSQL
19 13 (13.98%) High Availability
20 12 (12.90%) Mercurial
20 12 (12.90%) Software Engineering
21 11 (11.83%) Automated Testing

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (9.68%) Apache
2 7 (7.53%) SAS
3 6 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.23%) Apache Pig
4 3 (3.23%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.15%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.15%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (2.15%) Confluence
6 1 (1.08%) CloudStack
6 1 (1.08%) IIS
6 1 (1.08%) Mule
6 1 (1.08%) nginx
6 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (30.11%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (20.43%) PaaS
3 16 (17.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (2.15%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.15%) Route 53
4 2 (2.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.08%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.08%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.08%) Heroku
5 1 (1.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.75%) HTTP
2 2 (2.15%) Kerberos
2 2 (2.15%) LAN
2 2 (2.15%) VPN
2 2 (2.15%) WAN
2 2 (2.15%) Wireless
3 1 (1.08%) DNS
3 1 (1.08%) LDAP
3 1 (1.08%) SMTP
3 1 (1.08%) SNMP
3 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.20%) MongoDB
2 13 (13.98%) NoSQL
3 9 (9.68%) Relational Database
4 8 (8.60%) SQL Server
5 7 (7.53%) Base SAS
5 7 (7.53%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 6 (6.45%) Couchbase
6 6 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (5.38%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (3.23%) Apache Hive
8 3 (3.23%) Big Data
8 3 (3.23%) Hadoop
9 2 (2.15%) HBase
10 1 (1.08%) MariaDB
10 1 (1.08%) MySQL
10 1 (1.08%) Redis
10 1 (1.08%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 33 (35.48%) Jenkins
2 23 (24.73%) Git (software)
3 12 (12.90%) Mercurial
4 9 (9.68%) Subversion
5 8 (8.60%) Maven
5 8 (8.60%) Selenium
6 7 (7.53%) SpecFlow
6 7 (7.53%) TeamCity
7 6 (6.45%) Bazaar
7 6 (6.45%) MbUnit
7 6 (6.45%) MSTest
7 6 (6.45%) NUnit
7 6 (6.45%) Visual Studio
8 4 (4.30%) JIRA
9 2 (2.15%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.15%) JIRA Agile
9 2 (2.15%) Vagrant
10 1 (1.08%) Bitbucket
10 1 (1.08%) Hudson
10 1 (1.08%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (2.15%) Finance
2 1 (1.08%) Electronics
2 1 (1.08%) Games
2 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.08%) Marketing
2 1 (1.08%) Retail
2 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (38.71%) Developer
2 23 (24.73%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (11.83%) Java Engineer
4 9 (9.68%) Operations Engineer
5 7 (7.53%) Architect
5 7 (7.53%) Java Developer
5 7 (7.53%) SAS Developer
6 6 (6.45%) .NET Developer
6 6 (6.45%) AWS DevOps
6 6 (6.45%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 4 (4.30%) Administrator
7 4 (4.30%) AWS Developer
7 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (4.30%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) Python Developer
7 4 (4.30%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) WebOps Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Applications Developer
8 3 (3.23%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.98%) Web Services
2 11 (11.83%) RESTful
3 9 (9.68%) CSS
3 9 (9.68%) HTML
3 9 (9.68%) JSON
3 9 (9.68%) Kafka
3 9 (9.68%) Spring
4 6 (6.45%) .NET
4 6 (6.45%) AngularJS
4 6 (6.45%) ASP.NET
4 6 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (6.45%) CSS3
4 6 (6.45%) Gherkin
4 6 (6.45%) HTML5
4 6 (6.45%) jQuery
4 6 (6.45%) KnockoutJS
4 6 (6.45%) Node.js
4 6 (6.45%) REST
4 6 (6.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.15%) User Experience
1 2 (2.15%) Virtual Team
2 1 (1.08%) Blog
2 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.08%) Private Cloud
2 1 (1.08%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (27.96%) Linux
2 11 (11.83%) Windows
3 8 (8.60%) Unix
4 3 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.23%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.15%) CentOS
5 2 (2.15%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.08%) Fedora
6 1 (1.08%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.08%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (38.71%) TDD
3 27 (29.03%) BDD
4 22 (23.66%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (22.58%) Scrum
6 20 (21.51%) Configuration Management
7 15 (16.13%) Kanban
8 13 (13.98%) High Availability
8 13 (13.98%) Open Source
8 13 (13.98%) Web Development
9 12 (12.90%) Software Engineering
10 11 (11.83%) Automated Testing
11 9 (9.68%) Test Automation
12 8 (8.60%) Unit Testing
13 7 (7.53%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (7.53%) OWASP
13 7 (7.53%) SDLC
13 7 (7.53%) Secure Coding
14 6 (6.45%) ATDD
14 6 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 41 (44.09%) Java
2 25 (26.88%) Python
3 14 (15.05%) SQL
4 10 (10.75%) Go
5 9 (9.68%) JavaScript
5 9 (9.68%) Ruby
5 9 (9.68%) Scala
6 6 (6.45%) Bash Shell
6 6 (6.45%) C#
6 6 (6.45%) TypeScript
7 3 (3.23%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.08%) PHP
8 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.60%) Degree
3 7 (7.53%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.15%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.08%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (15.05%) Docker
2 4 (4.30%) vSphere
3 3 (3.23%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.23%) HDFS
3 3 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.08%) Apache Flume
4 1 (1.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.08%) vCloud
4 1 (1.08%) Xen
4 1 (1.08%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (24.73%) Ansible
2 17 (18.28%) Puppet
3 13 (13.98%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (7.53%) Terraform
5 3 (3.23%) HAProxy
5 3 (3.23%) Kibana
5 3 (3.23%) logstash
6 1 (1.08%) Ambari
6 1 (1.08%) Cobbler
6 1 (1.08%) Fluentd
6 1 (1.08%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (1.08%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.08%) Mesos
6 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.08%) Nagios
6 1 (1.08%) Oozie
6 1 (1.08%) Pingdom
6 1 (1.08%) Salt
6 1 (1.08%) SCCM
6 1 (1.08%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (10.75%) Oracle
2 7 (7.53%) VMware
3 6 (6.45%) SaltStack
4 5 (5.38%) Google
5 4 (4.30%) Cloudera
6 2 (2.15%) Hortonworks
6 2 (2.15%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.15%) Splunk
7 1 (1.08%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.08%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.08%) Cisco
7 1 (1.08%) EnterpriseDB
7 1 (1.08%) HP
7 1 (1.08%) PagerDuty
7 1 (1.08%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.08%) SAP